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gaz·et·teer

 (găz′ĭ-tîr′)
n.
1. A dictionary, listing, or index of geographic names.
2. Archaic A writer for a gazette; a journalist.

gazetteer

(ˌɡæzɪˈtɪə)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) a book or section of a book that lists and describes places. Abbreviation: gaz
2. (Journalism & Publishing) archaic a writer for a gazette or newspaper; journalist

gaz•et•teer

(ˌgæz ɪˈtɪər)

n.
1. a geographical dictionary.
2. Archaic. a journalist.
[1605–15]

gazetteer

1. a book of place names, sometimes with additional information, arranged alphabetically.
2. an index to an atlas.
See also: Geography
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gazetteer - a journalist who writes for a gazette
journalist - a writer for newspapers and magazines
2.gazetteer - a geographical dictionary (as at the back of an atlas)
dictionary, lexicon - a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
book of maps, map collection, atlas - a collection of maps in book form
Translations
مُعْجَم جُغْرافي
zeměpisný slovník
stedregister
helységnévtár
landfræîiheitaskrá
geografinių vardų žodynas
ģeogrāfisko nosaukumu rādītājs
zemepisný slovník
coğrafya sözlüğü

gazetteer

[ˌgæzɪˈtɪəʳ] Ndiccionario m geográfico

gazetteer

[ˌgæzɪˈtɪər] nindex m géographique

gazetteer

nalphabetisches Ortsverzeichnis (mit Ortsbeschreibung)

gazetteer

[ˌgæzɪˈtɪəʳ] n (book) → dizionario di nomi geografici; (section of book) → indice m dei nomi geografici

gazetteer

(gӕzəˈtiə) noun
a dictionary of geographical names.
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Ojibwa--People of Forests and Prairies finishes with a useful resume of prominent Ojibwa individuals from historic times to the modern day; a gazeteer of early village sites, settlements, forts and monuments; and an interesting section providing readers with in-depth maps relating to Ojibwa populations and demography.
WITH August beginning to put away her finery until next year and with September beckoning from across the meadows, we can remember that these are the cooler days when the highways and byeways beckon and travellers, guide book or gazeteer in hand, roam across Warwickshire re-exploring familiar territory discovered years before but always worth another visit.
ddim ymwneud phethau Rwyf unwaith eto am atgoffa'r darllenydd mae'r tywyslyfr hanfodol ar gyfer archaeoleg chwareli llechi Cymru yw A Gazeteer of the Welsh Slate Industry, Alun John Richards (1991) ac yma cawn wybod fod 500 o ddynion yn cael eu cyflogi yma ym 1882 sydd yn rhoi syniad o faint y gwaith.
Due to a number of factors, including a lack of funding and the discovery during field operations that there are significantly more communities in Afghanistan than listed in the outdated national Gazeteer which had been used to plan the survey, full completion of it was not achieved by May 2014.
In this way a newspaper comes to be almost like a Gazeteer or an Encyclopaedia.
Keep a gazeteer handy if you read the Chancellors 'northern powerhouse' speech in full.
The actress Mary Robinson ("Perdita"), the Prince of Wales's former mistress, praised Moira in similar terms, in a poem first published in The Morning Post and Gazeteer, 3 July 1800, and afterwards in her posthumous 1804 collection, The Wild Wreath, as "Lines Addressed to the Earl of Moira":
Rhaid diolch yma i Alun John Reynolds drwy gyfrwng ei gyfeirlyfr ardderchog 'A Gazeteer of the Welsh Slate Industry', llyfr hanfodol i unrhywun diddordeb yn hanes y chwareli llechi.
Definitive yet dilatory well-fancy-that gazeteer of the world's greatest city
As the robots travel and talk, they narrow down their lexicon of place names until a mutual gazeteer of their world has been generated.
Information on Peterboro in 1868 came from Hamilton Child, Gazeteer and Business Directory of Madison County, NY for 1868-9 (Syracuse, NY: Journal Office, 1868).
Historical Gazeteer of London before the Great Fire: Cheapside: Parishes of All Hallows Honey Lane, St Martin Pomery, St Mary le Bow, St Mary Colechurch, and St Pancras Soper Lane, ed.